Army investigators identified the body of Spc. Vanessa Guillen, a soldier who disappeared from Fort Hood more than two months ago, according to a lawyer from Guillen's family.
The remains found near Fort Hood last week belong to Guillen, and army officials informed their family in Houston on Sunday, lawyer Natalie Khawam told The Associated Press. Guillen, who has been missing since April, was killed and dismembered by a fellow soldier who committed suicide last week.
Human remains were found Tuesday near the Leon River in Bell County, about 20 miles east of Fort Hood, in the search for guilles. An army spokesman said Sunday that they are still waiting for the remains to be positively identified.
Army officials identified the soldier suspected of having disappeared as Aaron David Robinson. A lawsuit released on Thursday by the United States Attorney's Office for the western Texas district accused a civilian of hiding the body of a 20-year-old soldier
Guillens' family has said through her lawyer that she believes she has been sexually molested by the military suspect and is demanding a congressional investigation.
Human remains have been found to be believed to be the missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen after one suspect was shot and a second suspect was arrested. NBC 5's Maria Guerrero reports that Guillen's family is demanding an investigation into Congress.